The Quality Lead is responsible for overseeing and coordination quality staff duties, as well as playing an active role in maintaining the Quality Management System QMS and standardization of inspection methods, processes and procedures.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Oversees and coordinates quality control staff duties and expectations, including work schedules.
Communicate, report, and coordinate with the Quality Manager to establish and determine required actions, set priorities, development of project, standardization opportunities.
Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
Applies statistical process control (SPC) methods real time for analyzing data to evaluate the current process and process changes.
Oversees the programming for various machines and applications in Quality, such as the Seebrez, CMM, Keyence, and QC Calc/QC Gage.
Defines and interprets geometric dimensioning requirements from drawings.
Completes Gage R&R and Capability studies as dirested by the Quality Manager.
Reviews data as appropriate during quality control and quality assurance activities to ensure consistency with company policies and procedures.
Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality codes and standards.
Implements quality training programs to key personnel in conjunction with manager.
Plays active role in maintaining and improving the Quality Management System within organization.
Review customer complaints, analyze returns and make recommendations for corrective action.
Assist in conducting internal and external plant audits.
Analyzes data of production runs to ensure parts are produced to meet customer requirements.
Perform PPAP studies as necessary.
Maintain and schedule Calibration of measuring & test equipment and inspection tools.
Prepares and presents technical and program information to the management team.
Comply with all safety policies, procedures, and practices.
Instill an awareness and knowledge of accuracy and safety among the employees to minimize accidents and provide a safe work environment.
Identifies and investigates quality problems by working with Manufacturing Engineering and other departments in implementing and verifying effectiveness of corrective actions.
Train operators on new systems, quality updates and other areas as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
This position requires a minimum of 3-4 years previous quality supervision experience in an ISO 9001 certified manufacturing environment. Previous experience with Qualtrax, QC Gage/QC Calc, Keyence Programming, and/or JD Edwards is preferred. Experience with the following standards preferred:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must have experience supervising a group of Quality Inspectors in a Manufacturing environment.
Have the ability to read and evaluate drawings, specifications and procedures to identify requirements. This also includes knowledge of and use of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
Have experience using precision inspection instruments (e.g. micrometers, calipers, optical comparator, CMM, etc.) and know when and where they are used (resolution), including accuracy and efficiency.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
This person needs to have excellent analytical skills to communicate the standards and documents effectively.
Must have high level of attention to detail and advanced problem solving skills (root cause analysis).
Need good to intermediate computer skills to be proficient with Qualtrax, JDE, Microsoft Office as well as writing programs for SPC software (ie. QC Calc/QC Gage) and automated inspection measuring equipment (Seebrez, Keyence, CMM).
Knowledge of materials and material requirements as they relate to customer orders. (ASTM, AMS, Customer Specifications.)
Ability to program and operate the Seebrez, Keyence, QC Calc, and Coordinate Measurement Machine.
Must have the ability to train other personnel.
Work Environment/Physical Demands/Equipment Used
This position is located in a manufacturing facility which requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, squatting, twisting, and bending. This position will spend about 90% of their time on the production floor where heavy machinery is present and loud sounds exist. Requires lifting up to 50 lbs. Requires manual dexterity for typing.
Who to contact
Please Send Resumes to TSSBJobs@trelleborg.com